Press Releases

CU Ledger
/ Categories: Press Releases

CULedger announces formation of its advisory board

DENVER, CO (September 10, 2018) — CULedger, a credit union-owned CUSO that focuses on delivering innovative applications to credit unions through its cross-border global distributed ledger platform, today announced its newly formed advisory board, a strategic committee of trusted advisors.

As ambassadors of CULedger, this esteemed group of experts supports the executive management team through strategic analysis, guidance and product innovation. The board represents a diverse group of individuals from various countries and demographics that are well versed in self-sovereign identity (SSI), distributed ledger and/or the credit union industry.

The CULedger advisory board includes:

  • Carol Cosby, Retired EVP of MasterCard
  • Christopher Beltran, Founder and Managing Partner at Syntrina Capital
  • Dan Gisolfi, CTO for Trusted Identity at IBM Industry Platforms
  • Drummond Reed, Chief Trust Officer at Evernym/Sovrin
  • Elizabeth Renieris, Global Policy Counsel at Evernym
  • George Hofheimer, Chief Knowledge Officer at Filene Research Institute
  • Jeff Johnson, CTO at BCU
  • JJ Peterson, CEO of BXP Capital
  • Joyce Searls, Director/Owner of Customer Commons
  • Kris Carrera, Business Line Executive Credit at FIS
  • Lance Noggle, Senior Director/Senior Counsel for CUNA
  • Mark Sievewright, Founder and CEO of Sievewright & Associates
  • Mark Weber, CEO of Weber Marketing
  • Michael Palage, Owner of Palage Consulting
  • Nicky Hickman, Founder and CEO of Inglis Jane
  • Peter Nohelty, EVP and CTO of Royal Credit Union
  • Ryan Lee, Principal at Equivince
  • Sarah Canepa Bang, Retired EVP for CO-OP
  • Scott Perry, CPS, CSA for Scott S. Perry CPA
  • Vince Pavese, head of business development payments, FIS

“CULedger is fortunate to have such distinct and respected experts in the industry and from across the globe who will no doubt influence and improve our company’s offering,” said Julie Esser, chief engagement officer of CULedger. “This is an exciting time for credit unions as they begin to take note of the inherent value of digital identities and underpinning distributed ledger technology, and our advisors will guide our unique approach as we deliver this unmet need.”


About CULedger

Denver-based CULedger is a credit union-owned CUSO that focuses on delivering innovative applications to credit unions through its cross-border global distributed ledger platform. In working through a national consortium made up of credit unions and trusted industry investors, CULedger has pioneered new developments related to global self-sovereign digital identity that will further enhance the trust credit unions have with their members. CULedger provides advantages to credit unions and their members by reducing risks associated with cybersecurity and fraud, improving member experience, streamlining internal processes and reducing administrative and operational costs. To learn more about CULedger, visit www.culedger.com.



Joelle Chiasson



Previous Article CULedger raises $8.5m for credit union-focused DLT platform
Next Article CULedger Welcomes Credit Union Leaders to Its Board of Directors

Documents to download